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post #1 of 5 Old 07-02-2015, 04:30 PM Thread Starter
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Silicone on 50" LED light bar

I just ordered the EYourLife 52" LED light bar off of amazon, and it should be coming in a few days. Everyone says to make sure to use silicone on them before mounting them to prevent them for building up condensation inside the bar. Although I am confused on where to put the silicone. Do I need to take the light apart or just on the outside edges? Pictures, videos, or links to other sources would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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post #2 of 5 Old 07-02-2015, 05:22 PM
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I had a 10 inch bar I got from someone on here and it had condensation in it. I took the end pieces off and used a hair dryer on it for a couple of minutes then left it in the house for about a week to totally dry out. On reassembly I just put silicone on the end pieces before I put it back together.


If you can get the glass off (without breaking it), run a TINY bead of silicone on the top and bottom of the glass and on the ends. That way when you reassembly it the glass will spread out the silicone. If the glass won't come off then run a small bead of clear silicone on the outside of the glass where it meets the metal. You might want to put down some painters tape on the glass and on the metal so that when you smooth out the silicone you get a nice looking bead.

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edges should do. really simple and straight forward
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post #4 of 5 Old 07-06-2015, 01:56 AM
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Generally seal those edges and holes where moist/air could enter.
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post #5 of 5 Old 07-06-2015, 11:51 PM
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The light in question is commonly disassembled and sealed. If you actually read through the amazon reviews, one of the guys posted pictures IIRC.
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